Items Tagged ‘screen time’

Back-to-school health tips

August 30th, 2017

Back-to-school health tips

By uclahealth uclahealth

From getting your children on a better sleep schedule to ensuring they get enough exercise, here are a few tips for transitioning to a healthy school year. Adjust sleep schedules While your children may love to stay up late and sleep in during the summer, this schedule doesn’t bode well for the school year. To […]

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Tags: back to school, backpack safety, bone-strengthening exercises, keeping germs at bay, playing sports in school, screen time, sleep schedules


Is Pokémon GO a healthy game?

July 20th, 2016

Is Pokémon GO a healthy game?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Video games often stir up clashes between parents, who prefer their kids to be more active, and kids, who try to negotiate more screen time. But with the wildly popular new Pokémon GO game, the battle lines between physical activity and screen time have gotten fuzzy. Pokémon GO is a smartphone game that blends the […]

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Tags: Anxiety, children, children and exercise, childrens health, depression, Dr. McCurdy-McKinnon, healthy living, mobile apps, physical activity, Pokémon GO, screen time, teens